“Hate speech is misusing freedom of speech”

Legal expert shines light on religious liberty in the European courtroom

European Union debates initiative on embryo protection

The Council of Europe amends resolution on the protection of minors against “new religious movements”

Senior UK judge opens door to better protection of religious belief

European Parliament President: “Cut aid to African countries with anti-gay laws”

Bruce Frohnen: Making religion illegal in Denmark

The Council of Europe’s draft document on sects

No automatic right to leave for moms in EU using surrogates

US and EU explore cooperation on religious freedom

EU: Corruption costing bloc $162 billion annually

Public Morals and the ECHR | University of Leicester School of Law

In Europe, religious leaders battle doctors on circumcision

European Commission confirms that EU has no competence on abortion policy

European parties denounce plans to tighten Spain’s abortion laws

Russia slams European Union’s homosexual agenda

Estrela-report: Socialist Meps Launch New Attempt To Push Abortion

Malta: Europe’s ‘last man standing’ against abortion

The European crusade against Christianity | Voice of Russia

“Croatian Govt Proposes New Rights For Gays”

European Parliament Again Rejects Bill Declaring Abortion a Human Right

A victory for European citizens: the Estrela Report defeated! | FAFCE

European Humanist Federation: “Sexual and Reproductive Rights are Human Rights ! Support the Estrela Report”

‘Britain could sue EU for overstepping powers’

New EU ‘flagships’ to focus on multilateral aid

European Sex and Abortion Report Comes Back

European Commission: 28 Million Euro Earmarked For The World-wide Abortion Industry

The Global Fight for Children’s Rights: Europe

Stop ‘eugenic’ creation of 3-parent embryos: Council of Europe Members to Britain

“Stop Promoting Moral Corruption In Our Country”: Georgian Intelligentsia To Eu Special Adviser

European Parliament Rejects Bill Declaring Abortion a Fundamental Human Right

Vote to elevate abortion to ‘human right’ | WorldNetDaily

EU: While 1.3 Million Sign The Pro-life Petition, Radical Pro-abortion-politicians Don’t Want To Learn The Lesson.

‘Re-educate’ doctors to promote abortion and contraception: EU report to face vote next week

EU: Pro-life-petition Gains In Support, And The Abortion Industry Panics

EU May Declare Abortion a ‘Human Right’

European Parliament condemns gendercide

Europe’s Proposed Circumcision Ban: How Far Back We’ve Gone While Making Progress

Israel Condemns European Advice On Circumcision

Council of Europe Votes on Circumcision as Human Rights Violation

Thought Policy Proposal Welcomed At European Parliament’s “Civil Liberties” Committee

European bishops warned of growing restrictions on religion

EU: Further legal protection for Human Embryo closer thanks to Citizen Initiative

EU Court Deals Iran Sanctions Regime A Blow

Nigerian terrorists target the U.S.

850,000 People Tell European Parliament: Protect Human Life From Conception

In Liberal Europe, Abortion Laws Come With Their Own Restrictions

European Ombudsman: Commission Not Allowed To Discriminate In Favour Of Homosexual Propaganda

Publication Of A Study On “abortion And The European Convention On Human Rights”

Countries Reject Declaration of Homosexual Rights at OSCE

    C-FAM: Homosexual groups were dealt a humiliating blow at the end of last month by the world’s largest regional security organization. The Organization for Security and Cooperation of Europe (OSCE) shot down a resolution recognizing a controversial declaration on homosexuality by a vote of 24 to 3. Even countries that are usually friendly to homosexual groups deserted them.

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Committee Of Ministers Of The Council Of Europe: No Consensus On Abortion

Conference of European Churches moving to Brussels, closer to EU offices

Irish Bureaucrat Thinks That Pro-life Event Is “too Controversial” To Be Hosted At European Parliament

On contraception and the coming violence: Interview with Pope’s personal theologian

EU Survey Fails to Show Increased Violence Against Homosexuals

European Faith Made Private: Privatization of the Pulpit | Paul Coleman at Speak Up Movement Church

Anti-Christian Laws in Europe | Catholic Culture

French politician stripped of immunity over Muslim comments

European churches welcome EU move to link aid to religious freedom

Hostility Against Christians on Rise in Europe

Council Of Europe: Resolution On Non-discrimination On The Grounds Of Sexual Orientation And On Russian Laws To Be Discussed On June 27.

Portugal’s birthrate plummeting, a sign of more economic trouble ahead

European Parliament Committee Wants “compulsory Sex Education In And Outside School”

Bulgaria: City Of Sofia Cancels Indecent Parade – City Of Chisinau Is Pressured To Accept It

Turkey warns Germany as Berlin obstructs its EU path

Germany blocks Turkey’s EU accession talks

A More Secular Europe, Divided by the Cross | NYT

    New York Times: It therefore came as a rude surprise when, late last year, the National Bank of Slovakia announced that the European Commission, the union’s executive arm, had ordered it to remove halos and crosses from special commemorative euro coins due to be minted this summer . . . “There is a general suspicion of anything religious, a view that faith should be kept out of the public sphere,” said Gudrun Kugler, director of the Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians, a Vienna-based research and lobbying group. “There is a very strong current of radical secularism,” she said, adding that this affects all religions but is particularly strong against Christianity because of a view that “Christianity dominated unfairly for centuries” and needs to be put in its place.

  • Posted: 06/18/2013
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“Gay State Department official tapped for ambassadorship”

EU Defends The Right To Peaceful Protest In Turkey

EU: Statement by High Representative Catherine Ashton on the bill in 3igeria criminalising same-sex marriage and relationships

Lithuanian archbishop: beware of ‘Trojan Horse’ laws from EU pushing ‘gender’ ideologies

Italian government official: anti-Christian laws in 15 European nations